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  • Hillary Clinton Draws Hundreds To Book Signing In Madison

     Hillary Clinton Draws Hundreds To Book Signing In Madison
    MADISON — Hillary Clinton, the former first lady and secretary of state who is said to be considering a run for president, drew hundreds of people who waited hours to meet her at a book signing at R.J. Julia Booksellers on Saturday. "I shook...
  • Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows

    Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows
    The California National Guard on Monday joined more than a dozen other agencies to help the Yurok tribe combat rampant marijuana grows that have threatened the reservation's water supply, harmed its salmon and interfered with cultural ceremonies. Law...
  • Fewer children arriving at the border unaccompanied, White House says

    The number of children arriving at the border unaccompanied has dropped sharply so far this month, according to preliminary data released by the White House. The number of unaccompanied minors picked up by Border Patrol agents in the first two weeks...
  • Gov. Brown limits full-contact football practices for teens

    Gov. Brown limits full-contact football practices for teens
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed controversial legislation limiting the amount of full-contact practices for teenage football players in an effort to reduce concussions and other serious brain injuries. The measure prohibits football teams at public...
  • Chan Lowe: Playing poker with Rick Scott and Charlie Crist

    Chan Lowe: Playing poker with Rick Scott and Charlie Crist
    It’s almost impossible to overestimate the power of race and ethnicity in politics. Ultimately, people are tribal, and their hard-wired instinct is to identify with their tribe — be it religious, economic or whatever.   In Rick Scott and...
  • Obama signs order barring LGBT bias for federal contractors

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars companies that do work for the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Religious groups had lobbied Obama...
  • Republican gaining on Democrat in Massachusetts governor's race: poll

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A Republican former hospital executive has pulled into a statistical tie with Massachusetts' Democratic attorney general in the race to be the state's next governor, according to a Boston Globe poll released on Friday. The poll...
  • Texas veterans group wins ruling on Confederate flag license plates

    AUSTIN, Texas A Southern heritage group defeated Texas on Monday, celebrating a court decision expected to force Texas to issue license plates adorned with the Confederate battle flag. A federal appeals panel ruled 2-1 that the Department of Motor...
  • Gov. Christie Raising Money in Greenwich Monday Night For State GOP

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is coming to Connecticut Monday night to raise money for state Republicans, and both the state Democratic Party and gun-control advocates are not happy about it. At issue is Christie's recent veto of a gun control bill in...
  • Union-backed PAC blasts Rauner in TV ad

    Union-backed PAC blasts Rauner in TV ad
    A political action committee backed by public employee unions launched its first general election TV ad today, criticizing Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner over taxation of the elderly. Officials from the Illinois Freedom PAC would not...
  • NY transit strike averted, tentative contract deal reached

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road was averted on Thursday when the transit authority and labor unions reached a tentative contract deal, bringing relief to thousands of riders who had been dreading a painful...